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Oliver R. Pope Letters, 1933-1934.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Pope, Oliver R.
Collection number: 5096-z
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Abstract: Oliver R. Pope of Rocky Mount, N.C., was president, 1932-1934, of the North Carolina Negro Teachers Association and a member of a commission appointed by the governor to study problems of African American schools in North Carolina in 1934. Letters, 1933-1934, of Oliver R. Pope, relating to the creation of a commission to study African American education in North Carolina. Correspondents are Kemp D. Battle, attorney of Rocky Mount, N.C.; John C. B. Ehringhaus, governor of North Carolina; and N. C. Newland, director of the State Division of Negro Education.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

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The collection includes letters, 1933-1934, of Oliver R. Pope, relating to the creation of a commission to study African American education in North Carolina. Correspondents are Kemp D. Battle, attorney of Rocky Mount, N.C.; John C. B. Ehringhaus, governor of North Carolina; and N. C. Newbold, director of the State Division of Negro Education.